Review

Street Cred

Ping is the latest venture from Pok Pok mastermind Andy Ricker. Ping insists on bringing Portlanders authenticity in its beguiling menu options. But unlike Pok Pok, Ping doesn't have standout dishes. What you'll find instead is an intriguing collection of

05/26/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Review

Fair Catch

Bamboo Sushi offers Portland restaurant goers a taste of sustainability. Founded on the philosophy of promoting sustainable fishing practices, Bamboo is now famously certified by the Green Restaurant Association as the first “green” sushi restaurant in th

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Review

Under the Incan Sun

Peruvian-inspired restaurant del Inti adds the flavors of the Northwest to a cuisine that embodies cultural fusion.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Review

Joy to the Pearl

With first-rate pasta and rustic pizza, Bella Gioia succeeds in its quest for authenticity.

05/19/2009 By Nino Padova

Review

Choice Bites

At Evoe, a new eatery next door to Pastaworks on SE Hawthorne Boulevard, diners can discover the true art of snacking.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

American Why

When a simple salad of arugula collides with “high-tech American” cuisine, what’s a modern American diner to do?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Inn Style

For food-weary Portlanders, this downtown culinary refuge offers good company, warmth and sustenance.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Dinner by Numbers

Is the staff at the Pearl's newest restaurant confident in what they have to offer, or are they covering up for a perceived lack?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Chintz Charming

After relocating to the northern end of the ever-expanding N Mississippi Ave in December, the new Lovely Hula Hands still offers similar atmospheric enchantment.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Tenure Track

Chef Dustin Clark has assumed control of the burners at Wildwood.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Review

Honest Like Abe

On an up-and-coming North Portland strip, Lincoln soothes with humble dishes, simple flavors, and steady service.

05/19/2009 By Nino Padova

FEATURED REVIEW

Patriot Games

Does 50 Plates succeed with its cuisine from all 50 states?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Review

Cursed Kitchen?

In a Victorian on SE Hawthorne Boulevard, the chef of Belly Timber tries to transcend the building's troubled past.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Smooth Operator

A $4 million restaurant debuts on a lonely stretch of the South Waterfront. But is the food as opulent as the décor?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

CHEAP DATE

Broder

A quiet and quaint Scandinavian oasis of a café awaits.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

INTRODUCING…

Nutshell

Nutshell is no mere vegan slop house.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Review

Shaky Ground

When a fine dining establishment called Terroir opens three blocks north of a Popeye's, it's got a lot to live up to. Or does it?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Eat This Now

Tailored Tapas

Does the latest Spanish-inspired eatery to hit Portland pass muster? It does if you customize your meal just right.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Mana From Heaven?

Veganopia

Is Portland’s newest, swankiest vegan restaurant only an herbivore’s paradise, or can carnivores dig the vibe too?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis